School Governance

Webinar Series: Risk Management for School Governing Bodies and Leaders

As schools prepare for the final term of 2020 and begin planning for 2021, the Editorial Team at School Governance want ...

Risk Maturity Survey Results

CompliSpace has created a Risk Maturity Survey for non-government schools. If you’d like to assess your school’s risk ma...

COVID-19 Return to School: Schools Under the Microscope

The official government advice in relation to children returning to schools after the COVID lockdown is lengthy and requ...

What Question Should Governing Bodies be Asking their Management about Child Protection in Their School?

The Preamble to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations states: “a child safe organisation is one that crea...

Why You Should Engage an Independent External Whistleblower Service Provider

Our previous articles have described the protections that companies and constitutional corporations are required to prov...

Risk Management: Bolted On or Built In?

The International Federation of Accountants recently released an enterprise risk management (ERM) thought leadership whi...

Excursion Risks: External Provider Management Is Not External Provider Due Diligence

We have written several School Governance articles discussing the ‘excursion management problem’ which is the need to ba...

Whistleblower Protections, Policy and Practice

Why Encourage Whistleblowing? The passing of amendments to strengthen the federal whistleblower protection laws (Part 9....

Properly Considered Risk Assessments for Excursions: A Crucial Part of Excursion Risk Management

In many schools, the teacher who organises an excursion is responsible for planning it and preparing the required paperw...

School Fees in 2040: On the Basis of the Current Educational CPI, Will Non-Government Schools Price Themselves Out of the Market?

Non-government schools are funded via a number of sources-most notably, school fees, per capita funding from Commonwealt...